Monthly Archives: May 2014

Raising a laugh on a grey and gloomy day

It’s been a pretty miserable week weather-wise. Dartmoor has been showing off just how many shades of grey she can manage, and it’s a lot more than just 50, I can tell you. Plodding home from another damp and drizzly … Continue reading

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Dartmoor Democracy

Out here on the moor we have some remote polling stations. I’ve been into our local one many times to find I’m the only customer present. Turning up this evening with both now-adult children in tow caused quite a stir … Continue reading

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Hornet Helper

Dartmoor has a rich variety of wildlife which is wonderful, but occasionally has it’s moments. Popping into the greenhouse this afternoon to check on some seedlings I heard a loud buzzing. I’m used to rescuing bumblebees and honey bees, but … Continue reading

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Spring in the Dart valley

Spring is here!! Despite moments yesterday that felt like winter today is a glorious spring day, as long as you’ve got a waterproof handy. Today we walked upstream to enjoy the bluebells and other spring flowers. The added bonus was … Continue reading

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